InterNIC mail problems?

Is anyone else having problems sending mail to the InterNIC? I have stuff in
the queue for them for 19 hours now. The queue shows the following error:

(Deferred: Connection reset by peer with

Also a telnet to port 25 on produces the following:

% telnet 25
Trying ...
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.
Connection closed by foreign host.

This makes it hard to get them to correct screwed up whois entries :open_mouth:

Speaking of screwed whois, have you noticed an increasing number of
connection refused errors when trying to look at whois information? No
more of those "Too busy" messages, just a refusal. Even their CGI/WWW
based whois tool comes back blank half the time.